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Eyes on the prize : America at the racial crossroads. [1990-01-29], Power! 1967-1968

Author: Henry HamptonLouis MassiahTerry Kay RockefellerBlackside, Inc,Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),All authors
Publisher: Boston : WGBH : Blackside, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : English
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"[The program] documents the journey of Black Americans seeking justice, power and identity from the mid-1960's to the mid-1980's and shows the profound effect this movement had on all Americans. Through the historical footage and contemporary interviews, the 8-hour series examines the triumphs and failures of individuals and communities eager to give flesh to the Movement's hard-won gains ... The purpose of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Television
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Louis Massiah; Terry Kay Rockefeller; Blackside, Inc,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Peabody Collection. African-American History and Culture Programs.; Peabody Collection. Women's History and Culture Programs.
OCLC Number: 45913172
Notes: Broadcast date supplied from supplemental materials.
Entry to the 1990 Peabody Awards, Documentary category.
Running time: 58:03.
Episode number "203"--Videocassette container.
"Major funding for [the program] is provided by the Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Melville Corporation and its divisions ... Lotus, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Lilly Endowment, the William Penn Foundation, the Charles Revson Foundation."--Soundtrack and captions.
"Blackside, copyright 1990"--End credits.
Credits: Editor, Thomas Ott; director of photography, Michael Chin, Robert Shepard; sound editor, Mark Lipman; theme music produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon; consulting executive producer, Michael Ambrosino; consulting series producer, Jon Else; series writer, Steve Fayer.
Performer(s): Narrator, Julian Bond; [interviews with:] Geraldine Williams, Carl Stokes, Charles Butts, Thompson J. Gaines, Seth Taft, Huey Newton, Bobby Seale, Richard Jensen, Emory Douglas, Charles O'Brien, Elaine Brown, Rev. C. Herbert Oliver, Rhody McCoy, Karriema Jordan, Sandra Feldman, Father John Powis, Dolores Torres, Fred Newman, Jitu Weusi (Les Campbell).
Awards: Winner of a 1990 Peabody Award.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (U-matic) (59 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 3/4 in. arch master.
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize (Television program).
Eyes on the prize II :
Power! 1967-1968
Responsibility: a production of Blackside ; WGBH Boston presents ; PBS ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; produced, directed and written by Louis Massiah, Terry Kay Rockefeller.

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"[The program] documents the journey of Black Americans seeking justice, power and identity from the mid-1960's to the mid-1980's and shows the profound effect this movement had on all Americans. Through the historical footage and contemporary interviews, the 8-hour series examines the triumphs and failures of individuals and communities eager to give flesh to the Movement's hard-won gains ... The purpose of the series is to provide a comprehensive, historically accurate and exciting film treatment of this extraordinary period in our nation's history."--Excerpts from 1990 Peabody Awards entry form. Focus on the development of political elements, including the Black Panther Party, elections of the first black mayors of major cities, and neighborhood school action groups in New York City.

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